Productivity estimation of Ologe Lagoon, Lagos

Akin-Oriola, G.A. and Awokoya, T.A. (2001) Productivity estimation of Ologe Lagoon, Lagos. In: 14th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON) , 19-23 January 1998 ,Ibadan, Nigeria, pp. 26-30.

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Abstract

One of the paradigms in the management of fish resources is that annual yield is a function of water quality. Consequently, the use of shorthand methods for predicting yields from morphological and /or edaphic factors of the water body are most appropriate for tropical multi-species fisheries. In this study, the morpho-edaphic index (MEI) was used to estimate the productivity of Ologe lagoon (Nigeria). The predicted yield was 73.8 kg ha super(-1) yr super(-1) and a comparison with yields in other African waters showed that Ologe lagoon is highly productive. However, its potential is not fully harnessed due to the traditional nature of the fishing

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item
Title: Productivity estimation of Ologe Lagoon, Lagos
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Akin-Oriola, G.A.
Awokoya, T.A.
Page Range: pp. 26-30
Date: 2001
Event Title: 14th Annual Conference of the Fisheries Society of Nigeria (FISON)
Event Type: Conference
Event Location: Ibadan, Nigeria
Event Dates: 19-23 January 1998
Issuing Agency: Fisheries Society of Nigeria
Uncontrolled Keywords: Nigeria, Lagoon Ologe; brackishwater environment; fishery development; fishery resources; lagoons; yield
Subjects: Fisheries
Environment
Item ID: 3653
Depositing User: Ms Maria Kalentsits
Date Deposited: 11 Jul 2010 09:57
Last Modified: 29 Sep 2011 17:02
URI: http://aquaticcommons.org/id/eprint/3653

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